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24,581 gross 1905 at Stettin by AG Vulcan Cunard Line 677.5ft x 77.3ft 
 1905 Aug. 25, launched For HAPAGAtlantic Journey ID 1581
 1906 May 10, Hamburg-Dover-Cherbourg-New YorkAtlantic Journey ID 1582
 1919 Surrendered to BritainAtlantic Journey ID 1583
 1919 Became a U.S. troopshipAtlantic Journey ID 1584
 1920 Chartered by Cunard Line for 10 voyages 1920-1921Atlantic Journey ID 1590
 1921 Sold to Canadian PacificAtlantic Journey ID 1585
 1921 Renamed Empress of ScotlandAtlantic Journey ID 1586
 1921 Rebuilt at Hamburg, converted to oil fuel. Accommodation: 459 1st class, 478 2nd and 960 3rd class. New tonnage: 25,037 grossAtlantic Journey ID 1587
 1923 Collided with the S/S "Bonus" at HamburgAtlantic Journey ID 1588
 1930 Sold to shipbreakers at BlythAtlantic Journey ID 1589
The information listed above is not the complete record of the ship. The information was collected from a multitude of sources, and new information will be added as it emerges


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